JobID 1255 : Building Basics & Robotics Lab Aide (#1966216)

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QUALIFICATION: Must meet all requirements stipulated by the state for this position. At least 21 years of age.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned by appropriate school educational staff.

  1. Responsible for setting up and operating machines and tools related to lab activities or projects, e.g., cutting tools, cutting torch, grinder, drills, milling machines, jigs and fixtures, and other necessary hand tools.
  2. Perform preventative maintenance and certain repairs, within his/her resources, on all Lab Equipment and tools, providing documentation to Sterling High School Principal or designee. Informs Principal, or designee, if dealer or other specialized repairs are necessary.
  3. In cooperation with Principal or designee, prepares lab for usage by teachers and their students, including purchasing of materials, tool set-up, and organization of items necessary for teacher and students lab activities/projects.
  4. Maintains and supervises the maintaining of all lab and storage areas used by the teachers and students in a clean and orderly manner.
  5. Ensures and performs garbage pick-up, recycling organization, and pick-up from all appropriate containers in the lab area and the transportation of the garbage or recycling to the appropriate area.
  6. Partners with classroom teacher to supervise and support all students during lab activities/projects according to appropriate safety protocols.
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has only student supervisory responsibilities, no staff supervisory responsibilities.
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six to twelve months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Prefer experience in: Building trades, and repair, maintenance, and operating of electrical systems.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  1. Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of School District staff, and the required community-at-large.
  2. A willingness to work with students as part of the instructional process in an effort to help students complete assigned activities or projects.

Additional requirements would encompass such alternatives to the above skills and abilities as the Board of Education or designee may find appropriate.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk and sit.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and smell.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Note: The job duties of operation, maintenance and repair of tools and equipment, overseeing the usage of materials, tools, and equipment according to appropriate safety standards, are the major references for the physical demands outlined above.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: As provided by the current negotiated agreement between the Sterling Education Association (SEA) and the Board of Education.



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Sterling Community Unit School District 5

410 E Le Fevre Rd, Sterling, IL 61081-1391
Compare with State

Amount per Student

$10,622 (USD)

State Average: $13,341 (USD)

% ELL Students


State Average: 10%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 15.71

% IEP Students


State Average: 15%



State Average: 246